The company that collects and distributes digital performance royalties to over 250,000 artists and master rights owners reported Wednesday that $241.6 million was distributed in Q2 this year. That's down just under 1% from Q2 a year ago and down from $245.4 million in Q1 of this year.
SoundExchange has promoted two on its legal team. The company also announced its Chief Legal Counsel will be stepping down at the end of the year.
SXM Media, the combined advertising sales organization for SiriusXM, Pandora and Stitcher; has put together a panel discussion for the event. The panel will be made up of experts in programmatic space.
Xperi HD Radio™ technology, has expanded into the motorbike category. HD Radio receivers are currently available on the digital dash display of the new 2022 BMW R 18 Transcontinental.
The two radio companies announced on Wednesday that all 413 Cumulus radio stations and its entire portfolio of podcasts will now also be heard on the Audacy app. Cumulus does not have a stand-alone app like Audacy or the iHeartRadio app.
SiriusXM is teaming up with Marvel Entertainment for Marvel Podcasts Unlimited. The premium subscription will be available on the new Marvel channel on Apple Podcasts.
Four new weekly shows on race relations, culture, business, politics, law and medicine have been added to the channel. The new Sunday lineup debuts September 26.
Pandora research has found the search term 'happy' has gone up 111%. In response, Pandora has added eight new stations to its' 'Happy Place'.
Mattel, Warner Music Group and iHeartMedia are bringing the iconic American doll, Barbie, to the digital bitstream. Barbie Radio, the first branded radio channel from Mattel, is a 24-hour digital only iHeartRadio station.
Jaguar Land Rover North America and SiriusXM have signed an agreement putting 360L in the New Range Rover. The package will be included starting in Spring 2022.